Pope Francis Awarded the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen

Pope Francis is awarded the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen, the oldest and best-known prize awarded for work done in the service of European unification, radiovaticana.va reports.

According to the “Correspondent”, a spokesman for the Vatican said that, although the head of the Roman Catholic Church usually refuses any awards, in which case he decided to make an exception and accept the award, dedicating it to the European peace movement.

“I urge everyone to act in defense of the world, especially in Europe, responsible for the peace both in their continent and throughout the world,” the Pope said.

Source: armedia.am